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ἐπονομ-άζω ,
A.apply a word (accus.) as a name to a thing (dat.), γένει κέραμον ἐπωνομάκαμεν to which sort we have given the name pottery, Pl.Ti.60d ; “ τὸ " ἔστιν " ἐπονομάζειςId.Tht.185c ; “πᾶσι ταὐτὸν . ὄνομαId.Plt.263c (reversely, τίς Ἀλεξάνδρῳ τὸν ἑαυτοῦ βίον ἐπονομάζει καθάπερ Πλάτωνι; who dedicates his life to A., calls himself an Alexandrist? Them.Or.31.354b):—Pass., τῇ ἀρχῇ ὕβρις ἐπωνομάσθη the name insolence was given to this rule, Pl.Phdr.238a, cf. Cra.404b.
2. call by a name, ἀπὸ τοῦ θεῖν θεοὺς αὐτοὺς ἐπονομάσαι [φαίνονται] ib.397d ; τὰς Μούσας ἀπὸ τοῦ μῶσθαι τὸ ὄνομα τοῦτο . called the Muses by this name (viz. Muses), ib.406a ; “. αὐτὰ τῇ ἐκείνων ἐπωνυμίᾳId.Phd.103b ; with εἶναι pleon., Id.Prm.133d:—Pass., to be named, ἀπό τινος after one, Th.6.2, etc. ; also τινος, to be named the temple of.., E.HF1329, Pl.Lg.738b (but in 626d the gen. depends on ἄξιος) ; “πατρόθεν .Id.Ly.204e ; πατρὸς.. δαῖτ᾽ ἐπωνομασμένην, i.e. called after Agamemnon (cf. ἐπώνυμος), S.El.284 ; esp. to be surnamed, Th.2.29 ; “Ἰουδαῖος ἐπονομάζῃEp.Rom.2.17.
4. pronounce a name, “. τὰ οὐνόματα ἐν τῷ ὕμνῳHdt.4.35, cf. 7.117 ; ἐπονομάζων τινά uttering his name as he throws the cottabus, Cratin.273, cf. Clearch.Com.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (23):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aphobus 2, 15
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1329
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.35
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.117
    • New Testament, Romans, 2.17
    • Plato, Laws, 626d
    • Plato, Laws, 738b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 103b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 113b
    • Plato, Cratylus, 397d
    • Plato, Cratylus, 406a
    • Plato, Statesman, 263c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 185c
    • Plato, Cratylus, 404b
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 238a
    • Plato, Parmenides, 133d
    • Plato, Lysis, 204e
    • Plato, Protagoras, 349a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 60d
    • Sophocles, Electra, 284
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.13
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.29
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.2
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